Affordable International Yoga Retreats for 20182 min read
Whether you are an avid yogi, just starting to practice, or have never even set foot on a yoga mat, yoga retreats can be beneficial for anyone in any walk of life. The practice of controlling your breath and slowly moving your body through a series of poses not only slows your heart rate and helps to fight anxiety, but also releases physical stresses and boosts your energy.
Check out these international yoga retreats that will feed your soul and can help you achieve the positive energy you need to have a great year.
Available year round.
This four-day solo yoga retreat offers beginner and intermediate yoga classes along with full-service amenities and access to many popular tourist attractions. Types of yoga range from slow to invigorating Vinyasa flows and restorative yoga sessions to help you rest and recuperate, all the way to more challenging AcroYoga. Most of the packages include access to a clean and quiet dorm facility and basic but tasty breakfast – exactly what you would expect from a full-immersion yoga retreat. Try it if you’re looking for a unique way to experience Indonesia while dipping your toes into the meditative world of yoga.
Available April 27-May 6, 2018
Located on a high mountain ridge, this three-day yoga retreat combines trekking yoga with through the Himalayas. If you’re into the great outdoors, this retreat is for you since it has a campsite 10,000 meters up with a great view of the famous peaks of the Himalayas. Included in this package is a two-night stay on the campground, transportation, vegetarian meals, and a local trekking guide who doubles as the yoga instructor. For those seeking to become closer to nature while fueling their inner yogi, this is the retreat for you!
Available December through March
The seven day “Choose to Be Yourself” retreat is named so because you can choose any style yoga class you’d like, twice a day, while having the rest of the day to yourself. Located a mere five-minute walk from the Los Lances Norte beach, pretty much everything is supplied for this retreat—from housing and bedding to yoga mats and even Wi-Fi. The classes are geared towards the individual, which means they can be as intense or as slow as the attendee needs. Moreover, this retreat offers vegan food or a large common kitchen should you choose to cook your own meals. This retreat offers the flexibility necessary to reenergize and relax your mind, body, and soul.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Available year round
This four-day yoga retreat is titled “Small Changes” since it is designed to help you take the first steps in becoming a healthier, happier you. This is a great way to get back on track if you have strayed a bit in your pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. The retreat includes housing, complimentary breakfast and lunch, along with a daily yoga and meditation session and even free bike rental to explore the area. What sets this retreat apart, however, are that spa services, massages and facials that are also included in the package.